[Koha] Phone notification system for Koha

Carlin, William WCarlin at washoecounty.us
Mon Feb 28 10:21:18 NZDT 2011


If the Phone Notification system you are thinking of is being used to
call patrons automatically and announce Hold available, Overdue, and
fines then there is a solution called TM3 from TalkingTech.  We've been
using them with Symphony and they've indicated they're compatible with
Koha will work directly with us when we migrate to Koha.

Here is their contact info:

1000 Heritage Center Circle
Round Rock, TX 78664
Office 800-631-0315
Cell 512-487-4992
Fax 512-238-3001
Email seany at talkingtech.com

Best Wishes,
William Carlin
Washoe County Library System
775 327-8348

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic ~
Arthur C. Clarke.

-----Original Message-----
From: koha-bounces at lists.katipo.co.nz
[mailto:koha-bounces at lists.katipo.co.nz] On Behalf Of James, Mason
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2011 1:39 AM
To: Reed Wade
Cc: koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
Subject: Re: [Koha] Phone notification system for Koha

On 2011-02-25, at 4:00 PM, Reed Wade wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 2:48 PM, James, Mason <mason at kohaaloha.com>
>> On 2011-02-25, at 1:40 PM, Buster wrote:
>>> Okay, thanks. So I take it there is no way to make a phone
notification system work with Koha?
>> Jim
>> afaik, no-one has developed PABX integration with Koha, yet.
>> however... it should be completely possible to make a phone
notification system (like asterisk) work with Koha
> More than possible, it wouldn't be too too difficult even. It's more
> deciding the mechanism and triggers for what you'd want to have it do
> when. Asterisk has hooks which make it easy (and fun) to interface
> with.
> -reed

aaaah, there you go Jim...

some advice from someone who knows what they are talking about ;)

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